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Democrats Put on Red Alert to Block ANY Border Wall Funds

Democrats are refusing to acknowledge the open borders crisis of their own making and are continuing to deny any federal funding for President Trump’s border wall ahead of federal fiscal year 2020, which begins Oct. 1. “In nearly half of the 12 annual appropriations bills House Democrats have ushered through committee, they have included specific language to block wall-related emergency powers,” reported The Hill. The next big fight is the homeland security appropriations bill, which at this point rescinds $6 million in previous funding and provides zero border wall funding or additional funds for agents or checkpoints.

Here’s more from The Hill…

Democrats on high alert to block any funding for Trump’s border wall
Democrats are doing everything they can to block off any federal funding for President Trump’s border wall amid rising tensions over the crisis at the border.

In nearly half of the 12 annual appropriations bills House Democrats have ushered through committee, they have included specific language to block wall-related emergency powers, limit the use of flexible funds and oppose refilling accounts that could be used to build the barrier.

Their efforts come as anger within the Democratic Party is rising over the treatment of migrants detained at the border. Lawmakers who visited the border on Monday described conditions as “inhumane” and “abhorrent.”

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